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Anyone interested in tracking that other interested party to AfPaK issues - namely, India - should really read friend Eric Randolph's blog, The Kikobor. Eric just left his job as an editor with Jane's Country Risk and relocated to the subcontinent a couple of months ago to work on his freelancing career. He's been posting … Continue reading The AfPakInd Channel?
Or at least, the strings... Rob Crilly's got some common-sense tips on how to be a stringer for media outlets - especially relevant in an age of spare budgets and lean news organizations, when the staff foreign correspondents are becoming an increasingly rare breed. Though I take exception to eliminating the middle initial from my … Continue reading Learning the Ropes
Surgical Strikes Shape Afghanistan Debate, NYT, At War/New York Times Afghan War Units Begin Two New Efforts, Yochi Dreazen, Washington Post Kabul Notes: A Journey Into Afghanistan, Bernard-Henri Levy, The New Republic General Petraeus Has Prostate Cancer, Eric Schmitt, New York Times Pakistan Index: Tracking Variables of Reconstruction & Security, Brookings Institute New Rules To … Continue reading Omnivore 06/10/09
Stephen Farrell, the British New York Times journalist kidnapped for four days last week, has written a candid and vivid account of the ordeal and his rescue. Gripping.